$1.3 million in bonds to purchase 33.8 acres of land at 6094 E. 66th St. North from the U.S. Shooting Academy. The sale included a basic range with 30 positions as well as a computerized range where targets can be raised and lowered remotely.
estimated to cost $1.2 million to $1.6 million, includes renovating and outfitting a 1,632-square-foot range house and an urban tactical training village, among other amenities.
financed through proceeds from investigations, such as a recent synthetic marijuana raid the Sheriff’s Office assisted federal agencies with, as well as fees paid to the agency on Self-Defense Act handgun licenses and for serving municipal warrants.
A one-mile law enforcement driver training track designed to simulate highway and urban driving as well as a skid pad to practice rainy and wet conditions will also be installed.
equipped with a new shooting simulator, which plays interactive scenarios on a wall-sized projection screen.
May 15, 1998 Training center opened – 6,000-acres – cost $6.5 million
November 2006 acquired 80-acre facility in Mount Carroll, Illinois – called Impact Training Center
July 2008 Southwest’s facility in San Diego opened
2009 renamed as Xe Services
2011 acquired by private investors and renamed Academi
2014 became a division of Constellis Group
54 tactical ranges, five ballistic houses, multiple MOUT/scenario facilities, four ship-boarding simulators, two airfields and three drop-zones, a three-mile tactical driving track, 25 classrooms, multiple explosive training ranges, a private training center, accommodations for over 450 personnel and other training support activity centers